15:21 PoliticsDecisions beneficial to one country only seen as ticking bomb for Eurasian integration The MP noted that the position that President Aleksandr Lukashenko once again outlined today at a meeting with the EEC board chairman, sets the principles for the formation of the Eurasian Economic Union in the long-term perspective
14:44 EconomyBelarus to begin road show of eurobonds on 2 March The source said: “Belarus has stated it will begin meeting with potential investors in a number of cities in the USA, Frankfurt am Main, and London as part of the deal to float new issues of eurobonds of the Republic of Belarus”.
14:19 EconomyCatalonia invites Belarus to set up food processing joint ventures "The main goal of our delegation in Belarus is to explore possibilities of cooperating in agriculture and establishing joint ventures,” Ramon Sentmarti, the managing director of the Prodeca agency that promotes Catalonia's agricultural products, said.
13:44 PoliticsBelarus lauded for respecting sustainable development principles The current UN-Belarus cooperation program expires in 2020. A large number of different projects and initiatives have already been implemented. “The way Belarus utilizes international technical assistance and grants is an example of best practice,” Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki said.
13:18 PresidentLukashenko slams EAEU for dawdling We started dilly-dallying, stopping short of bashing faces instead of coming to terms and embarking on the work and thus getting united and becoming an example to follow for those who have not joined our union yet, the head of state said.
13:12 SportEducational programs seen as effective anti-doping tool Belarus' Deputy Sport and Tourism Minister Aleksandr Baraulya said this at the opening of the international anti-doping seminar on 27 February.
13:02 PoliticsCall to prevent Eurasian Economic Union integration from backsliding Mikhail Myasnikovich stressed: “I understand it and Aleksandr Lukashenko drew attention to the matter with concern: we cannot allow even small elements geared towards disintegration. We should make the Eurasian Economic Union ever stronger at all levels."
12:42 PoliticsMyasnikovich: EAEU strategy through 2025 envisages removal of all barriers, restrictions “The strategy has a big block of issues. This is its main difference from all the previous documents adopted in the EAEU. The strategy envisages the removal of barriers and restrictions in internal trade," Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
12:40 SocietyAt the finish line: Construction of the prestigious Mayak Minska complex nearing completion A few months will pass and the Mayak Minska multi-functional complex will be completed. The construction is at the finish line, and the opportunities to buy a new apartment here are getting fewer. It's time to pay attention to the offers in the Raphael and Gauguin houses!
12:36 PresidentGovernment officials accused of misinterpreting Lukashenko-Putin agreements Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We've just come to an agreement with Putin that they will compensate us for the reduced export duty at the expense of premiums or something else.But in the evening the ministers present their own take on our agreements – agreements between two heads of state.”
12:34 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus ready for real integration, but without coercion “We are, as always, committed to real integration, not coercion to integration (a new term has emerged in the union – “coercion to integration”). Weirdly, it began with coercion of Belarus to integration. You understand what I mean,” the Belarusian leader said.
12:30 PoliticsSupreme Eurasian Economic Council to meet in Minsk on 19 May Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich told the media after his meeting with Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko on 27 February.
12:29 PresidentLukashenko wants no exemptions in new Eurasian integration strategy Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko believes that strategic areas of Eurasian economic integration for the period till 2025 should be formalized in a binding document that will be free from any exemptions.
12:29 PresidentEAEU criticized for lack of declared freedoms There is a lack of declared freedoms in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Mikhail Myasnikovich in Minsk on 27 February.
11:54 PoliticsBelarus' MPs hope to meet with UN secretary general in Vienna in August "There is plenty to talk about, including the Belarusian president's initiative to set up a belt of digital good neighborliness, environmental issues, and green economy,” Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko noted.